New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, March 19, 1987, Page 2

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

March 19, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 19, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas P«0#2 HerokLZedunp New Braunfels, Texas Thursday. March 19,1987 EDWbros aquifer HOW lf WORKS A HO ti AFFECTS IT Four Canyon Middle School students par ticipated in the Alamo Regional Science Fair March IO 12 Kelly Smith, at left, a seventh grader, was recognized for his working model of the Edwards Aquifer by American Meteorological Society and Association of American Weather Observers certificate of outstanding exhibit. Department of Human Services, Edwards Aquifer Research and Data Center second place anc certificate of achievement San Antonio Geophysical Society second place and $100 trust fund. Southwest Gem and Mineral Society second place and SSO, Texas Section of American Water Works Association first place and SSO and fifth grand prize and plaque ribbon and certificate Above, Michael Spears seventh grade received the Directors Aware for his butterfly collection Nikki Smith sixth grade a third place in physics division and Sherry Hansmann eighth grade honorable mention for a volcano display Candidates Continued from paqe I ween the ct tv manager and council members I think there has been a lack of com rnunication and some conflicts in in formation ” Henr y "The city manager form is tile r ight form of government here in New Braunfels I do not agree flow ever that it has been run proper iv iii the last couple of years although I lo see a change Council needs to step back and let the professionals run the city ” Khoads The present system is a very good one when it works C'oun cit with all due respect lately has not been letting it work There have been a few members who have been try ing to tell the city manager how to run the business It is a business and that is what we have hired him to do You have to give him a chance VS lien asked if candidates support a ’ hike* to maintain or upgrade city se: >.: es only Bagley stated he would \-> e against such a move Others .id they would favor a tax increase as a last resort after reviewing any • cess in present budget and exarnin ng other alternatives to a tax in ‘•ase The remaining candidates ! that if needed they would favor tax fake Water resources drainage pro I ierns and police and tire protection ranked high in the candidate's list priorities, though Bigley said he was unaware of drainage problems in tile city Also all tile candidates discussed economic recovery through long range planning and attraction of clean high-tech industry and retail businesses which would ultimately broaden the city's tax base and provide more jobs Khoads voiced some concern atrout certain hip tech industries because he said those types of businesses are heavy environmental polluters On economic development replies were i ast ii lo    One way to reduce the tax I ate to arrouse the tax base and wiiij economic leveiopment we i an do thai We can broaden the base and create ohs for people who in turn buy services Bigley We need to sell more mer chundis* in ■>' lei ttj generate sales tax You have to bring in tuctories hen an-; w« an tiring rn more mills and high ’ceti industry VII you have to do is go after it Miller When you provide more jobs then you have a better economy and more revenues We need to con trot oui growth with good clean in dustry There are some real op portunitie that are going to take place bere sn the next IK months that w ill help out tins whole community Vrriold I believe in a balance of creating jobs and protecting our beautiful environment Frankly we have a perfect place for industry to come in I rn for bringing p**op!e into our community bu! at the same time I wan! to protect our environment Kudet i ou would have to tie a fool to sit or; city council and not believe in economic development But there is one tiling city council .should haw- and that is the integrity Goodbread and respect of international corpora lions We lost some respell a few years ago when we broke our word to an international corporation that was looked at as a mom and pop organization Diplomacy compos sion and ability to communicate with people out there I hat is what creates economic stability Not creating or dinances Goodbread There is no one answer to it all We don t want the heavy manufacturing industry bere particularly W hat wed really like to have is retail tourist and high tech When you get a mass inflow of peo pie not only do you have to build houses for them but vou have to educate their children and that puts a burden on tile* school system Vou •ake a balance of these and that is what you strive for Pachamna New Braunfels is a great place to live and it is going to grow City council and city officials need to plan for that grow til Selected Castillo industrial and residential growth is good ii ut without prujver long range plans thai is tile important part Look at tile w hole picture Khoads I am for a very balanced growth as much as we can control that We need to have gtnnl business oui there It s g*H*d to say we want good clean industry hut you look at the high tech industry and Kiev vt-found they arc* scone of Hi*- highest polluters around » ouncit toes n, tee open to business Henry I believe the key word her* is balance W*- want to balance growth arid maintain oui quality en vironment We also wanted maintain a balance of tIm* types of business we want here New Braunfels has weathered the economic downturn in Texas fairly well comparcxj to many other cities in tile stat** and tile reason IS that we ha v t* a good t ta lance at tins time* i dune ii should In* cooperative in working with new businesses Henry Absentee voting sees 38 for municipal election New Braunfels ( ity Mall reported cd as web as (oui promised amend this morning ;k ballots have been melds to the city charter cast in absentee voting that began Vhsentee ballots can Im* cast at city Monday and is set to run through hall Monday through Friday from 8 March ii    a in to I to p in Persons who may vote absentee include the elderly and on the ballot is the election of three handle upped and persons who plan to at large representatives to citv coun tie out of tow ti on elect ion day Weather Water Watch Comal River....................412 cfs (down 17) Canyon Lake    inflow................. not    available Canyon Lake    outflow.................not    available Canyon Lake    level..................not    available E dwards Aquifer ............ 627,95 (down .02) Texas Weather    Ski*‘    were    mostly    cloudy    across til*- .tate .it dawn    because oi sub A levi „ attern! thunderstorms    are    U'u'1    movln* forecast tonight across central por    Hu-state turns of North Texas but mo i of the A weak high pressure* ridge was state is expec ted to have pleasant lex ated over th** eastern half of the weather through Friday    state    and a trough    of low pressure Forecasts for the rest of    til** state    was    located near    th** Texas New called for mostly clear skies and Mexico border pie.* int temperatures Some fog is Lows tonight will Im* in the 40s and < \p< t**d Friday morning in South ohs in West Texas tin- >os and 60s in North I exas and in tin- >os in the Hill Country and the Mis over the rest of South Texas Highs Friday will Im* in tin* 70s and nos over most of th** stat** and in the nos in South Texas Farly morning temperatures were in the 40s arui .Sos Extremes ranged from :13 at Marfa in tilt* Davis Moun tains of Southwest Texas to *.4 at Cor pus Christi Other early morning temperatures around the state included 41 at Amarillo. 42 at Wichita Falls Hi at Tort Worth 45 at Waco, 52 at Austin 40 at San Antonio, 50 at Houston 61 at Brownsville. 44 at San Angelo, Lub bock and Midland and 55 at Kl Paso Forecast SOI TH TFX AS Partly cloudy and warm through Friday Considerable cloudiness with areas of fog late tonight and Friday morning Not so cool at night Highs Friday 80s Lows Capture Continued from paqe I sheriff deputies who converged on the area They wert* unable to find the felon until the motorist passed bv again atnjut Jo minutes later and s.,vs the man again He again c all***! authorities v\ uh 12 lo 15 deputies already in tin- area along with I» Spain th** esc .qx*e vs as quickly flushed from the bruO*. without incident Garcia had t**en awaiting transfer to the Texas l»epartment of Corm lions following Ins conviction in Unarmed holdup last year of a Boerne convenience store He had received a Jo year sentence for that robt>erv and also had tx-en sent em ed to another a> year term for the robt*ery of a Kerr v die department Mot * A jail .spokesman had said y**ster day that transfer of (iarcia to ll* had t**-en delayed due to prison over crowding problems fiowever Ds pain said that information w.**. ancor rec t i lur clerk ha*, t**en out of town m> we didn t have th*- paper work ready to transfer him the sheriff said He said (iarcia probably will he transferred early next w**«*k Obituaries "Clearly, this is a new application (for a TWC permit ) We feel in the in terest of the public, (the hearing) should be held the same way the fint one was so we have instructed ow attorney to follow the original procedure followed in the first public hearing. ” the representative added. Welsch said the river authority it optimistic about the hydroelectric project which has been in the planning stage for more than five years. He said it is "just a matter of time” before the CS Army Corps of Engineers grants final approval for the project The corps has prepared a draft per mit allow ing construction of the plant on federal property below the dam The water commission permit, although granted more than two years ago. has been the subject of court appeals since it was granted (’LACA and Ceder na les Flectric Cooperative appealed to district court TWC s decision to grant the permit From there Pedernales Electric Cooperative has continued the tight to the Texas Court of Ap peals where th** appeal is under consideration Welsch said the appeals court is expected to conclude deliberation in atxiut to days The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission early this year granted ti BBA a permit to build the plant Since its mu** lat«* last year that per nut has tH***n th** subj«*ct of objections by t*>th th** river authority and CLACX Both groups have t**en granted rehearings tiefore tti#* commission * l.A< \ maintains th** hydroelectric project is contrary to th** intended us*- of th*- reservoir and tuts the potential to damage ttv** lake and vju.ility of lift* within the lake com rn unity live river authority is not satisfied with the FFR* permit tx** .ius»- of restrictions concerning releases from lh** lake VS else h Mild (.BRA of fiends recently submitted additional information to the energy commis Mon 'Upporting the river authority s position * ibv louslv we aren I able to ttegin construction without all these thing pulled together Weis* h said Births McKenna Memorial Hospital Mr and Mrs heil! k>**rMer Route*. Box *41 D 7 pout: I IS ounce t*»v Mar* Ii 18 Mr and Mrs Sieve Palmer 22 Wo* Hic rest 7 pound 2 ounce tmv March is Alfred F. Fischer s«*rv u es arc pending at /.in lier Funeral Home for \lfr**d T T is* her of I Mio Providence Lane in Hound K*h k Fischer *formerly of New Br aunfels died March 18 in \ustin Self    > MU' -•* Ha,** X , J , « ail th. IHS l r lr.. I* 'M il him,Du, , n* I.. a et hi ii sr Kvi< t HcssMa mow IHI int IN NIA L ■» Vt nut MIVKI Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services HOA Hill Country Hospital Call Us 512 659-9000 tonight ails Hill Country nos elsewhere WES! TEXAS Mostly fair tonight and Friday VS indy north with patchy blowing dust South Plains Friday Highs Friday mid 70s north and far west to the low 80s south Lows tonight mainly in the 4(is except the lower his southeast and along the Hi*) Grande Extended Forecast Saturday through Monday SUI TH TEXAS Partly cloudy Saturday Increasing clouds Sunday with a chance of showers mainly ♦ ast Mostly cloudy Monday with a ( hance of thunderstorms most sections Lows from the 50s north to the Mis south Saturday and Sunday Mis Monday except near 70 extreme south Highs mostly in the 80s Satur day. 70s north to the Kus south Sunday and Mondav The New Braunfels Herald -Zeitung is now accepting Visa & Mastercard for the convenience of our customers. Come place an ad or start your subscription today and use your ww i OR 625-9144 186 S. Casted Young scientists    G    B    R    A Continued from Page I Pacharzma ;